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Ingrid was much more likely to carry the BRCA gene mutation
Ingrid knows all about the BRCA gene mutation. As an Ashkenazi Jewish woman, she’s around 10 times more likely to carry the mutation than women in the general population. Now, having recently received confirmation that she has the BRCA1 gene mutation, she talks about her ovarian cancer experience,...
Nicoli
A passing remark and a persistent doctor may have saved Nicoli's life
After undergoing successful treatment for breast cancer, Nicoli thought she was finished with doctors and hospitals. With a wedding to plan and a new job to look forward to, she was just starting to put her life back together when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Here Nicoli talks about the...
Carol
Carol wants to show other women that there's life after cancer...
Carol was 42 years old when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She talks about her diagnosis, the realities of treatment, and why she wants to show other women that there’s life after cancer. I didn’t know anything about ovarian cancer when I got it. The symptoms were so quiet – I had no idea...
Emily
Emily's dispelling the myth that young people can't get ovarian cancer
Since her diagnosis Emily has been passionate about raising awareness, especially in younger women. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer just after her 27th birthday, she explains why her illness helped her learn to appreciate the things she loves the most. I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer a few days...

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